The Unmercenary Physicians named Cosmas and Damian were born to a family of nobles and educated as physicians in some of the best schools of their time. Yet they shunned all worldly knowledge and rewards and vowed to practice their art without reward. They gave help to all who asked, rich and poor, and even animals. By healing in the name of Christ, they worked innumerable miracles.
Christians invoke their names in prayers for the healing of the infirm and for harmony in family life.
Of the many saints commemorated in the Orthodox Church throughout the liturgical year, two are very unusual ones - Saints Peter and Fevronia. In Belarussian Orthodox Church, we celebrate their feast day on July 8th.
The courage of the Holy Royal Martyrs, their mercy, steadfast faith and readiness to entrust their fate to the Lord softened the hearts of many and showed the way of the Lord to the generations to come.
On February 6th the Belarussian Orthodox Church will celebrate the feast day of Saint Xenia of Petersburg. This article will tell you about the life of St Xenia and explain the term “Fool-for-Christ''.
He taught that fighting the devil to the end is a duty of every Christian. "Whoever has not experienced temptation cannot enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.
Our patronal feast is like a small Easter during Great Lent. In the middle of the largest church in the Convent rests the decorated image of the Reigning Icon of the Mother of God.
The Loving God has given us elder brothers and sisters in Christ—the saints. Nun Lyubov (Nikolaeva) is sharing her story of a personal relationship between a Christian and a saint.
On the 21st of November, we celebrate the Synaxis of the Archangel Michael and the Other Bodiless Powers. On this day, we commemorate the Chief of the Heavenly Hosts, Archangel Michael, as well as the Other Heavenly Bodiless Powers.